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What do athletes need to focus on to succeed? Understanding the movement and energetic demands of different sports and different players within those sports is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of their training.

Speed and Power qualities are likely the most important abilities for an athlete to develop for sporting success.

What is better for the athlete, front squats or back squats? Deadlifts or Olympic Lifts? Chad explains his process of exercise selection for Sport Performance

Develop the right energy systems in the most efficient ways to help your athletes improve their performance.

To conclude our Sport Performance Pillars series we talk about how to structure these different training modalities within a training week, mesocycle and annual plan.

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